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Deceived (1991)

PG-13  |   |  Thriller  |  27 September 1991 (USA)
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A marriage that seemed perfect comes crashing down after the death of Jack Saunders, husband of Adrienne Saunders. Strange developments begin to be discovered by Adrienne regarding Jack's ... See full summary »

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Damon Redfern ...
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Charles Kassatly ...
Waiter
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Adrienne's Mother
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Adrienne's Father
Maia Filar ...
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Harvey
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Tomasz
Anais Granofsky ...
Ellen
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Mrs. Peabody
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Det. Kinsella
Peter Stevens ...
Ron
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A marriage that seemed perfect comes crashing down after the death of Jack Saunders, husband of Adrienne Saunders. Strange developments begin to be discovered by Adrienne regarding Jack's past. Developments that lead her to believe she has been Deceived. Written by Joseph Toscano <shumjt@aol.com>

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27 September 1991 (USA)  »

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El engaño  »

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$28,738,096 (USA)
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This film was originally titled "The Mrs." and early promotional material (including an early version of the final poster) contained this title. It became "Deceived" because the producers wanted to further separate Goldie Hawn's association with bubbly comedy and they felt "The Mrs." didn't make the theme clear enough. See more »

Goofs

When Adrienne is painting (right before her husband's accident), the brush she is using is dry. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Jack Saunders: Now, give me the necklace, Adrienne.
Adrienne Saunders: Here... take it.
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Blues For The Mrs.
Written & Performed by Will Kaplan
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Formulaic, but watchable...
26 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Goldie Hawn has never been a favorite, I must admit, but that is all the more reason to catch her in the one performance where she is not quirky, superfluous or silly.

The theme of this story has been done before, but thanks to a fine performance by John Heard, the character of Jack Saunders is intriguing and foreboding. John Heard is an underrated actor who adds a somewhat mischievous, ominous and sometimes comical overtone to his roles (You may want to watch him in the earlier 1970's film "Chilly Scenes of Winter", and there was also a film short wherein he portrayed Fortunato, in Edgar Allen Poe's "Cask of Amontillado". He was excellent).

Look for Ashley Peldon as the young daughter; Robin Bartlett, who is underused as Heard's estranged mother, and Tom Irwin, as Hawn's colleague from the art museum. The mystery is enough to keep you watching, and overall Heard's performance makes it all worthwhile. 7/10.


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